Topic: Militia - LHN - 4/6/16
4th Australian (New South Wales Lancers) Light Horse
New South Wales Lancers [1885 - 1903]
4th Australian (New South Wales Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1903 - 1906]
4th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1907 - 1912]
6th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1912 - 1918]
16th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1919 - 1936]
16th (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment [1936 - 1942]
16th (Hunter River Lancers) Motor Regiment [1942 - 1943]
[The elephant's head used on the badges is taken from the family crest of Lord Carrington, Governor of New South Wales from 1885 - 1890 and was appointed Honorary Colonel of the Regiment from 1885 until 1928.]
Tenax in fide - Steadfast in Trust
2nd Brigade, Northern New South WalesHonorary Colonel
The Right Honorable Charles Robert Earl of Carrington, PC, GCMG, 9 February 1886.
Major William Charles Markwell, 1 July 1903.Adjutant
Lieutenant Arthur James Prentice, 1 January 1904.Quartermaster
Honorary Lieutenant Albert Edward Whittet, 10 September 1904.Medical Officer
Major Robert George Alcorn, 1 July 1903.Veterinary Officer
1st Newcastle Squadron
Second Lieutenant Reginald Saint Patrick Croudace, 20 March 1905.
Second Lieutenant John Thomas Smith, 20 December 1905.
2nd Maitland Squadron
Lieutenant Arthur James Prentice, 1 January 1904.
Lieutenant John Baldwin Meredith, Honorary Captain, Boer War Veteran, 11 April 1906.
Second Lieutenant Edward Windeyer, 11 April 1905.
3rd Singleton Squadron
Lieutenant Albert Simmons, 29 November 1905.
Lieutenant Harold Henry Waddell, 1 March 1906.
Second Lieutenant Percy Faulkner, Boer War Veteran, 12 October 1905.
Second Lieutenant Frederick Arthur Victor White, 20 December 1905.
4th Scone - Muswellbrook - Rouchel Squadron
Lieutenant Edward Reginald White, 1 July 1903.
Lieutenant Francis Henry Thrift, 16 January 1906.
Lieutenant McKenzie Samuel Kennedy, 1 March 1906.
Lieutenant Cecil Horace Granville, 1 March 1906.
Citation: 4th Australian (New South Wales Lancers) Light Horse, 1906